Saturday, May 5, 2012

The Republican War on Truth Takes Another Downward Step

Courtesy of the Koch Brothers' Heartland Institute.  Here is an excerpt from a press release concerning a new propaganda offensive of theirs:

"The people who still believe in man-made global warming are mostly on the radical fringe of society. This is why the most prominent advocates of global warming aren't scientists. They are murderers, tyrants, and madmen."

 And of course, the 99% of climate scientists who have not been bought off by energy companies, but they are hardly worth mentioning, are they?  No, it's not enough that these liars spew endless propaganda claiming that the clear science is wrong.  Now, global warming proponents are murderers and madmen.

In furtherance of their claim, Heartland is contributing to our election season by erecting billboards around the country featuring Charles Manson, Ted Kaczinski, Fidel Castro, Osama Bin Laden, and who knows who else before they are done, as the world's foremost proponents of global warming theories.  Here's the first one:


Is it possible to even express in words how impossible it is to have a meaningful discussion of the issues when this is what the other side is producing?  This represents a deliberate attempt to drag all consideration of major issues into the gutter, where the most violent, belligerent, shameless argument wins.

And it's only early May.  The Republicans have barely begun to warm up yet.

(Just to remind you of the truth:)

2 comments:

Poll P. said...

Jeezus!

the yellow fringe said...

Vote with your pocket book on this issue. AT&T said last week they will not withdraw from Heartland, this morning I moved to Cox communications, leaving AT&T, oh, it's cheaper too, ha.
Anhauser Busch the same, I swear on every drunks grave not to swallow another of their products, lots of better choices (but don't go Miller/Coors as they are part of ALEC.
And of course do not use any Georgia Pacific lumber or paper and toilet paper products, Koch brothers own them 100%.
Vote with your feet, vote with your wallet.